Advanced Manufacturing Expo (AME) 2016

Grand Rapids MI

Aug 10 - 11, 2016



Advanced Manufacturing Expo 2016

Building your business to withstand the next 5 or 50 years takes an investment of time, people and resources. The Advanced Manufacturing Expo was designed to accelerate your growth by assembling talented people and companies for every aspect of your business. Come to The Deltaplex on August 10-11th to talk with over 100 vendors and learn about all the incredible resources, talent and companies West Michigan has to offer.

We are excited to use Whova as our event management solution.

Attendees please download the Award-winning Whova event app to access:

  • Interactive agenda
  • Logistics
  • Shared Documents
  • Event Announcements
  • Attendees Profiles
  • Attendee Interactions
Click here to check all Whova's benefits.

Powered by Whova Agenda Center
Update once, sync up everywhere


Powered by Whova Speaker Hub
Update once, sync up everywhere

Michael Jandernoa

Founder, Jandernoa Entrepreneurial Mentoring

Bio: Mike Jandernoa is the former Chairman of the Board and CEO of Perrigo Company, a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures, and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals. Mike is a graduate of the University of Michigan and was a CPA, having worked at BDO Seidman for seven years prior to joining Perrigo in 1979. Hired by Perrigo as CFO, Mike was promoted to EVP of Sales and Finance in 1981, appointed President in January 1983, and became CEO in 1986. He was promoted to Chairman of the Board and CEO in November 1991, a position he held until May of 2000. During his career at Perrigo, Mike helped lead two LBO’s in 1981 and 1988 and the IPO in 1991. In addition to his service on Perrigo’s Board of Directors, he also serves on the Board of Directors of Business Leaders for Michigan, Hopen Life Science Fund, Metabolic Solutions Development Company, the University of Michigan President’s Advisory, and Grand Valley University Foundation. Mike is a co-founder of Bridge Street Capital Partners and a founder and Board member of Grand Angels. He is a member of other corporate advisory boards and is a past member of the Young Presidents’ Organization. Mike also serves/chairs on numerous religious and community boards and committees as well. Mike is the founder and Chairman of 42 North Partners, a family office focusing on investments, entrepreneurship and community. Mike’s desire to help entrepreneurs grow their companies faster and stronger led him and his wife Sue to found JEM. He wants to help established entrepreneurs understand the markets they are in and know where the risks lie.

Peter MacGregor

State Senator , State of Michigan

Bio: Peter MacGregor was elected to the Michigan Senate in November 2014 and assumed office in January 2015. He is a member of the Banking and Financial Services and Commerce committees, and is the vice chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. He serves as the Chairman of the Human Services Appropriations subcommittee. Senator MacGregor also serves on the Higher Education, Environmental Quality, and Capital Outlay appropriation subcommittees. Prior to joining the Senate, Peter served four years in the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 73rd district. Peter also served as a Cannon Township Planning Commissioner, Township Trustee and Township Supervisor. In addition to his official public service, Senator MacGregor is also an active member of his community. He has been a volunteer youth coach for various sports. He is a member of the Rockford Lions – serving as the club’s President from 2007-2008. Peter is also one of the founding chairmen of “Volley for Mitchell” – a charity volleyball tournament to raise funds for Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy – raising over $100,000 for the cause, to date. Peter MacGregor is a former small business owner and lifelong Michigan resident. He graduated from Michigan State University, Eli Broad College of Business. He married his college sweetheart, Christine, 23 years ago. Together they have three children, Patrick, John and Matthew. The older two currently attend college and the youngest is in high school. The MacGregor family attends Blythefield Hills Baptist Church in Rockford, Michigan.

Mike Johnston

VP for Government Affairs, Michigan Manufacturing Association

Attendees please download Whova event app, to access the information of all 3 speakers.

download whova event app on apple store download whova event app on Google Play

We are excited to use Whova as our event platform. Attendees please download Whova event app, to access the documents and handouts shared by the organizers.